You might learn that you’re just somebody who likes maps, and that’s a different career.
Merlin Mann, Back to Work: episode 64
AKA Just because you like writing doesn’t mean you have to write a book. My sweet spot is on that continuum between 500 and 2k words. It feels good to know that, finally, to embrace that, to stop forcing myself to write 50k words because “that’s what real writers do”. But it also feels like that Monty Python sketch about the dude trying to sell a hundred and twenty-two thousand miles of string in 3 inch lengths.